The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Windows 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 8 over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 8
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 109 94 107
Rank change year-on-year -15 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Windows 8 6 27 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.42% 1.89% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.30% 5.56% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 9
Median salary £26,000 £26,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £20,000 £23,207
10% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £35,000 £30,700
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -5.66% -3.63%  

Windows 8 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 461 486 419
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 32.58% 34.08% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 421 372 326
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Windows 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Windows 8 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 8 in Oxfordshire

Windows 8
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for Windows 8 in Oxfordshire

Windows 8
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 8 in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Windows 8 in Oxfordshire

Windows 8
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 8 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 1 £28,000 +1.81%
Bicester - 1 £41,500 -
Windows 8
South East

Windows 8
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Windows 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 8.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) System Testing
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (28.57%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Apple
5 2 (28.57%) VoIP
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) MCP

Windows 8
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Junior
1 3 (42.86%) Junior Software Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Junior Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Graduate IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Graduate
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) System Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) BitLocker
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Polycom
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard